CDLINFO News: career development

Does This Blog Make Me Look Fat?

June 23, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

We’re celebrating! It’s been three months since we launched Your Life@Work. It’s been a challenge to test our ideas and a big thrill to connect with you through your online … More

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Envisioning Successful Outcomes

June 16, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

How often have you been handed an assignment and plunged into it, then realized that you have an incomplete idea of what the end product is supposed to be? Have you struggled to … More

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The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

June 2, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you a perfectionist? Not that there’s anything wrong with that! We all agree it’s important to take pride in our work, set goals, and try to achieve them. Lena … More

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5 Steps to Managing Your Performance Evaluation

May 19, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Most of us shudder when it’s time for our annual performance review. Not only is it time-consuming but it can also be stressful, since you don’t know whether you and … More

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Is Your Career Fit or Fat?

May 12, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

You exercise to build stamina and muscle. You meditate to gain greater serenity. You take your car to the mechanic to keep it running. In different ways, these are all … More

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Train train train…

May 10, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

I’ve heard quite a few project managers say lately, “I don’t have any formal project management training,” as if to discount whatever observation they were about to make, because it … More

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How Portable Are Your Skills?

May 5, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

In the good old days, you worked at the same job for the same organization your entire work-life. Oh, you might get promoted or transferred, but you didn’t leave. There was … More

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How to Discover Your DNA

April 28, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

If you can’t say what your value is, how can you expect others to understand it?  It’s not enough to wait for someone to critique or praise you to know … More

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Looking for Some Inspiration in Your Career?

March 30, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you someone who sees opportunities and potential in most situations? Are you open to new ideas? Do you try new things even if they intimidate you? If you answered … More

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Internships at CDL

March 8, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Last Wednesday, Rachael Hu and I went to the Spring Career Fair at UC Berkeley’s School of Information. The Fair is held at Berkeley’s South Hall, an historic building on the … More

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